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theBoardlist Index

theBoardlist Index is a quarterly index that tracks the number of private and public tech company board seats filled by women and specifically, seats filled by theBoardlist candidates. Data is pulled from publicly available data, as well as theBoardlist's internal placement data.

theBoardlist Index Q1 2018
Women on Unicorn Boards

Each year, theBoardlist analyzes the gender composition of US and European unicorn company boards. Data is pulled from publicly available sources.

As of June 30, 2017
  • 91.25% board seats held by men
  • 8.75% board seats held by women
  • 67.97% companies with no women on board
  • 32.03% companies with 1+ women on board

Women on Private Tech Company Boards

Each year, theBoardlist analyzes the gender composition of a random sampling of 300 of theBoardlist's VC firm members' portfolio company boards. Companies are privately-held tech companies in various stages of growth. Data is pulled from publicly available sources.

As of June 30, 2017
  • 92.67% board seats held by men
  • 7.33% board seats held by women
  • 73.68% companies with no women on board
  • 26.32% companies with 1+ women on board
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